Clinton, Mississippi

Hinds County

Population: 354 in 1900

                   767 in 1910

                  609? in 1920

Town incorporated:  2-12-1830

Post office: 9-28-1829 to present

Railroads: Clinton & Vicksburg- Vicksburg & Jackson- Southern RR of MS- V&M- A&V- Y&MV- IC- ICG- Midsouth- KCS



Next Town East- Dixon


A&V Milepost 105.1

(from Meridian)


Next Town West- Norrell


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 





Former A&V depot at Clinton in 1975, looking west. 



BUSINESSES- (per  R.G. Dun & Co.)- 

John Aban- dry goods & grocery 1873-74-75-76

S. Alexander- physician 1873-74-75

E. Banks- physician 1874-75

S. W. Basey- buggy repairer 1874-75-76

Wm Burgess- grocery 1873-74-75-76

Charles & Co.- general store 1873

C. N. Chilton & Co.- general store 1873-74-75-76

J. M. Cox- grocery & confections 1876

W. W. Dunton- general store 1873-74-75-76

Trent C. England- dry goods 1873

Frank Guyol- grocery 1873-74

B. W. Henry, agent- livery stable, lime, cement & lumber 1873-74

Charles W. Hicks & Co.- dry goods & grocery 1873-74-75-76

Walter Hillman- 1876

Joshua R. Horne- physician 1873-74-75

Calvin Johns- sewing machines 1873

M. C. Johnson, Sr.- general store 1876

J. E. Lane- planter & general store 1876

E. Menger- music teacher 1873-74-75

Mrs. J. Moon- millinery 1874

H. Mosely- grocery 1873

William Ratliff- general store 1876

Thomas G. Rice- drugs 1873-74-75-76

Chas. Sadlon- general store 1873

Joseph Valet- shoemaker 1874-75

David Watts- boarding house & livery stable 1873-74-75-76

Geo. Washington- blacksmith 1874-75

James Wood (near)- farmer 1873-74-75






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